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BSc (Hons) Top Up
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Children & Young Peoples Mental Health (Top-up)

3 Years
September 2023
Campus Taught

Are you already working in the health sector and looking to help children, young people and their families with mental ill health? Then our BSc in Children & Young Peoples Mental Health is for you.

Why study with us

  • This is a post-registration course for professionals who want to work in children and young people's mental health.
  • The course has been developed in response to local and national policy in child and young people's mental health practice.
  • The course is highly relevant as it was developed in partnership with clinical practice experts from the University.

What you'll do

  • This course is all about meeting the developmental needs of healthcare practitioners to improve the quality of care delivered to children, young people and families.
  • More than ever, healthcare professionals need to respond to the variety of service demands made on them, driven by policy changes.
  • You must be working within a relevant child and adolescent mental health context.

Module overview

Course delivery

This is a distance learning course which is taught entirely online with no face-to-face teaching.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

Our BSc in Children and Young Peoples Mental Health aims to help professionals in child and adolescent mental health services to improve their practice and develop specialist knowledge and skills.

Fees and funding

Part-time£900 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£900 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£900 per 20 credits
Part-time£975 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£975 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£975 per 20 credits

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

  • Care Leaver Bursary

    Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
  • Estranged student support

    Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Estranged student support
  • Dependants Bursary

    Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package. 

    Find out more about Dependants Bursary
  • Contextualised Admissions Bursary

    We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.

    Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary

This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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